DROPS Baby / 20 / 1

Sweet Evelina by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS wrap-around jacket in garter st, socks and hat in "Delight".

DROPS design: Pattern no DE-004-by + DE-005-by + DE-007-by
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JACKET:
Size: 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2 - 3/4) years
Size in cm: 50/56 - 62/68 - 74/80 (86/92 - 98/104)

Materials: DROPS DELIGHT from Garnstudio
Colour no 06, pink/purple mix
150-150-200 (200-250) g

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE SIZE 3 mm –
or size needed to get 24 sts x 48 rows in garter st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 2.5 mm
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SOCKS:
Size: 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2) years
To fit foot length: 10-11-12 (14) cm

Materials: DROPS DELIGHT from Garnstudio
50 g for all sizes in colour no 06, pink/purple mix or in colour no 04, light blue mix

DROPS NEEDLE SIZE 2.5 mm - or size needed to get 26 sts x 52 rows in garter st = 10 x 10 cm.
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HAT:
Size: 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2 - 3/4) years
Fits head circumference in cm:
40/42-42/44-44/46 (48/50-50/52)

Materials: DROPS DELIGHT from Garnstudio
50 g for all sizes in colour no 04, light blue mix, or colour no 06, pink/purple mix

DROPS NEEDLE SIZE 2.5 mm - or size needed to get 26 sts x 52 rows in garter st = 10 x 10 cm.

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JACKET:
Worked back and forth on circular needle.
Beg on front piece, cast on sts for sleeve and work up to the shoulder. Knit the other front piece, place both front pieces tog and work down the back piece.

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
LOOSELY cast on 29-34-38 (41-44) sts on circular needle size 3 mm with Delight. K all rows – AT THE SAME TIME on 2nd row cast on 1 new st towards mid front. Repeat inc on every 2nd and every 3rd row alternately a total of 18-20-24 (28-30) times = 47-54-62 (69-74) sts. K 10 rows after last inc.
Piece measures approx. 11-12-15 (17-18) cm.
READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING SECTION BEFORE CONTINUING!
On next row dec 1 st towards mid front by knitting the last 2 sts tog. Repeat dec on each row (i.e. from RS and WS): a total of 0-0-7 (19-12) times and then on every other row (i.e. from RS): a total of 28-31-29 (21-32) times (a total dec of 28-31-36 (40-44) sts).
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 17-18-20 (21-23) cm cast on new sts at the end of row towards the side of sleeve. 6 sts 2-2-3 (3-3) times, 8 sts 1-1-1 (2-3) times and 21-22-20 (23-24) sts 1 time. After all inc and dec there are 60-65-72 (86-96) sts on the needle for shoulder/sleeve.
When piece measures 26-28-31 (33-36) cm insert a marker = mid on shoulder – AT THE SAME TIME cast on 2 new sts at the end of the needle towards neck, repeat inc on next row towards neck = 64-69-76 (90-100) sts. Put all sts on a stitch holder.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE: Cast on and knit as left front piece but opposite.

BACK PIECE:
Work left front piece onto circular needle, cast on 12-12-16 (16-20) new sts (= back of neck) and work right front piece onto circular needle = 140-150-168 (196-220) sts.
NOW MEASURE PIECE FROM MARKERS ON SHOULDERS.
Continue to K back and forth on needle.
When piece measures 6.5-7.5-8 (8.5-9) cm begin to cast off sleeve sts. Cast off at beg of each row in each side as follows: 21-22-20 (23-24) sts 1 time, 8 sts 1-1-1 (2-3) times and 6 sts 2-2-3 (3-3) times = 58-66-76 (82-88) sts on needle. Continue until piece measures approx. 26-28-31 (33-36) cm – fold piece at markers on shoulders and check that front and back pieces are the same length – cast off.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew side and sleeve seams tog edge to edge in front loop of outermost sts.

CROCHET BORDER:
Work with Delight on hook size 2.5 mm around the opening of jacket as follows: 1 dc * 2 ch, skip 2 sts/4 rows garter, 1 dc in next st *, repeat from *-*, when at the tip of front piece crochet a ribbon as follows: 1 dc in tip, then work ch for approx. 25 cm, turn and work 1 sl st in each ch on return, then work 1 dc in tip of front piece again, continue crochet border around the jacket until the tip of the other front piece, crochet another ribbon as on first front piece, continue around the rest of the jacket.
Work the same way around the opening of the sleeves.
Then work another ribbon, similar to the one in each tip, on the inside of the seam in the right side and on the outside of the seam in the left side – make sure that the ribbons are at the same height as tips on front pieces.
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SOCKS:
The sock is worked back and forth from mid back. Cast on 48-52-56 (56) sts on needle size 2.5mm with 2 threads Delight. Remove 1 thread and knit rib border (= K2/P2) for 5-6-6 (7) cm – adjust so that next row is worked from WS. P 1 row from WS at the same time dec 14-14-18 (14) sts evenly = 34-38-38 (42) sts.

WITH EYELET HOLES: Work next row from RS as follows: K1, *K2 tog, 1 YO *, repeat from *-* and finish with K1. P 1 row from WS.
WITHOUT EYELET HOLES: K 1 row from RS and P 1 row from WS.
Now put the outermost 12-13-13 (15) sts in each side on a stitch holder. K on each row over the mid 10-12-12 (12) sts for 4 - 4.5 - 5.5 (6.5) cm. Put sts from stitch holder back on needle and knit up 10-11-13 (16) sts on each side of mid piece = 54-60-64 (74) sts on needle. K on each row over all sts for 3-4-5 (5) cm while at the same time after 1.5 - 2 - 2.5 (3) cm, start dec on every other row as follows until sock is completed: Dec 1 st at the beg and the end of row and K2 tog on each side of the 2 mid sts. Cast off and sew sock tog mid under foot and continue up mid back – sew in outer loops of sts to avoid a chunky seam.
If you wish, thread a silk ribbon through the eyelet holes.
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HAT:
INCREASE TIP:
All inc are done from RS.
Inc 1 st before and after st with marker by making 1 YO. On next round knit YO twisted (i.e knit in the back loop of YO instead of front) to avoid holes.

DECREASE TIP:
All dec are done from RS.
Dec 1 st on each side of st with marker. Beg 1 st before st with marker. Put 1 st on a cable needle behind the piece, slip 1 st (= st with marker), K next st and st on cable needle tog, psso.

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HAT:
Worked back and forth on needle – K all rows (= garters).
Cast on 119-127-135 (139-145) sts on needle size 2.5 mm with Delight. K 6 rows (1st row = RS).
Insert 7 markers in the piece as follows (from RS):
1st marker in the 1st st on needle,
2nd marker in the 22nd-24th-26st (28th-31st) st,
3rd marker in the 43rd-47th-51st (55th-61st) st,
4th marker in the 60th-64th-68th (70th-73rd) st,
5th marker in the 77th-81st-85th (85th-85th) st,
6th marker in the 98th-104th-110th (112th-115th) st and
7th marker in the last st on the needle.
Continue to K – AT THE SAME TIME on 1st row, beg to inc and dec – SEE INCREASE TIP AND DECREASE TIP!
Inc 1 st after 1st marker on every other row.
Dec 1 st on each side of the 2nd marker every other row.
Inc 1 st before 3rd marker on every other row.
Inc 1 st after 3rd marker on every 4th row.
Dec 1 st on each side of the 4th marker every 4th row.
Inc 1 st before 5th marker on every 4th row.
Inc 1 st after 5th marker on every other row.
Dec 1 st on each side of the 6th marker every other row.
Inc 1 st before 7th marker on every other row.
When piece measures 13-15-16 (18-19) cm (measured from bottom tip at 2nd and 6th marker) work next row from RS as follows: * K1, K2 tog *, repeat from *-* WHILE casting off.

ASSEMBLY:
Back of hat = cast off edge, i.e. 2 whole tips and 2 half tips.
The 2nd of the 3 whole tips in the opposite side of the piece = cast on edge, goes down to the forehead at the front.
Sew the hat tog edge to edge with 1 stitch in each st along the cast off edge as follows: Sew first half tip tog with first half of first whole tip. Continue to sew second half of first whole tip tog with first half of second whole tip. Then sew the other half of the second whole tip tog with the last half tip. Finish by sewing the hat tog mid back – make sure to sew edge to edge to avoid chunky seams.

TIE STRING:
Cast on 4 sts on needle size 2.5 mm with Delight.
Knit as follows: * K1, place yarn in front of piece (towards you), slip 1 st as if to P, place yarn behind piece (from you) *, repeat from *-* the rest of row and on all rows.
This becomes a string worked in the round.
Cast off when the string measures approx. 20-22-24 (26-28) cm. Knit a similar tie string.
Sew one tie string at the bottom of each tip on each side.

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